The Case for Drinking Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

The Case for Drinking Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

On March 3, 1897, the United States Congress passed the Bottled-in-Bond Act, which irrevocably changed the future of American whiskey. 

The legislation established a designation that brands could use to differentiate their spirits from those that were basically knockoffs—neutral grain spirit flavored and colored with a range of deleterious ingredients. It also established rigorous production standards for distillers, who still must follow these regulations when making bottled-in-bond bourbon.    

On this episode of Fix Me a Drink, hosts Noah Rothbaum and David Wondrich discuss the history of the Bottled-in-Bond Act and why it's still relevant today over glasses of Heaven Hill Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon. They’re joined by two bottled-in-bond experts: Heaven Hill Distillery’s master distiller, Conor O’Driscoll, and national brand ambassador, Bernie Lubbers. Together, they discuss the distillery's decades-long commitment to producing bottled-in-bond whiskies and how this 7-year-old bourbon is leading that tradition into the future.

So listen to this new episode of Fix Me a Drink. Cheers!   

Fix Me a Drink with Noah Rothbaum & David Wondrich · The Case for Drinking Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon - Fix Me a Drink

 Fix Me a Drink is hosted by world renowned liquor experts Noah Rothbaum and David Wondrich. On each episode, the award-winning duo enjoys a delicious drink while uncovering lost liquor history, exploring modern cocktail culture and interviewing an incredible array of spirited guests. 

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